San Diego Padres


The Cubs announced on Friday that they have claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.


This isn’t the NBA. Anthony Rizzo hasn’t spoken to Jon Lester about The Decision yet.

“The best sales pitch I have is we’re a very exciting team,” Rizzo said, “and this is Chicago.”


Less than one year after being named the manager of the Cubs, Rick Renteria was out of a job when the team announced his firing two weeks ago.


The Cubs claimed right-hander Donn Roach off waivers from the San Diego Padres Wednesday afternoon.


GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Francellis Montas looked equal parts future big leaguer and raw prospect in his Arizona Fall League start Thursday afternoon at Camelback Ranch.